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Leaders in Forensic Investigation

Hawkins has always been committed to providing high quality forensic investigation services to our clients

About Us

Hawkins is a well-established and respected firm specialising in forensic investigation and root cause analysis for the insurance, legal and risk management professions.

We are a growing company, currently with eight offices in key locations around the United Kingdom and offices in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, with an ever increasing number of experts covering many disciplines. Our forensic scientists and engineers investigate a wide range of losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems. Visit our Services page for more information on the disciplines we cover.

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required:

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic preview
  • Forensic Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

If you think you might have the need for an investigator please contact us by telephone or email and we will do our best to help you.

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Latest News

Overcoming Investigation Challenges During Social Distancing

22nd May 2020

David Reid Rowland, a Principal Associate Investigator at Hawkins’ London Office describes a recent investigation into the cause of a fire in a large warehouse building.Our new Covid-19 specific Risk Assessments allow us to determine what steps ...

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Hawkins Wishes a Happy Retirement to Rod Newbery

1st May 2020

Investigator, Rod Newbery, retired on Tuesday, 7 April after 29 years of working with us. We will miss him greatly, and want to acknowledge his service to Hawkins & Associates and beyond. He has investigated everything from fires, to road traffic ...

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Hawkins Hong Kong is Back in the Office!

29th Apr 2020

Our colleagues in the Hong Kong office have recently had the pleasure of seeing some normality return to their lives. As residents of Hong Kong return to offices, markets, restaurants and small social gatherings, Hawkins’ Hong Kong ushers in new Regional ...

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Proud To Be RoSPA Gold When It Counts

14th Apr 2020

We are very proud to announce that Hawkins & Associates has been awarded a RoSPA Gold Award for the third year in a row. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Gold Award are recognised as being amongst the world-leaders in health and safety practice. Every ...

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Becoming a Carbon Neutral Organisation

6th Apr 2020

In line with its ethos of social and environmental responsibility, in 2017 Hawkins took the decision to work towards becoming a carbon neutral organisation. The first stage of that process was to become a carbon assessed organisation, and Carbon Footprint ...

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